John Malinowski is the senior manager for industry affairs at Baldor Electric Company in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Malinowski is a senior member of IEEE and a member of the IEEE Industry Application Society. He serves on the IEEE Pulp & Paper Industry Committee, is active with the IEEE Petroleum and Chemical Industry Committee, and serves on several IEEE Standards Working Groups. He is immediate past chairman of NEMA MG1 Motor & Generator Section and Baldor’s representative for several energy advocate organizations.